Join us in person for the
15th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair in 2021!
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair provides a unique opportunity to purchase artwork direct from over 70 Indigenous-owned Art Centres, whilst being immersed in an exciting program of traditional dance, workshops, artists talks, food, film and fashion.
Save the Date
6-8 August 2021
See you at the Darwin Convention Centre, NT
Opening Dates & Times
Friday, 6 August 2021 10am to 4pm
Saturday, 7 August 2021 10am to 5pm
Sunday, 8 August 2021 10am to 4pm
Darwin Convention Centre
Exhibition Halls 1-4, 10 Stokes Hill Road
Darwin, NT, 0800
What’s On at the 2021 Fair
Program Runs Throughout the Fair
The vibrant Public Program runs alongside the Fair each year, with artist talks, masterclasses, material demonstrations, children’s activities, dance and cultural performances, and more!
2021 Program and Tickets to be announced soon!
Cultural Keepers Program & Symposium
Program Runs Throughout the Fair
The Cultural Keepers: DAAFF Indigenous Curators Program and Symposium creates a national meeting place – an annual platform to connect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander curators with remote community artists, Arts Workers, and their Art Centres.
Country to Couture
Evening, Wednesday 4 August
First Nations textiles and fashion collide in a colourful showcase of wearable art at the Country to Couture runway event. A celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander textiles and fashion design, contemporary storytelling, and unique collaborations….
Tickets on sale mid June via Darwin Festival.
National Indigenous Fashion Awards
Evening, Tuesday 3 August
Launched in 2020, The NIFA provide a vibrant and exciting platform to recognise and celebrate the innovation, diversity and ethical practices of Australia’s First Nations peoples in fashion and textiles…
Tickets on sale mid June.
DAAF is FREE to attend!
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Kira Kiro Arts booth at the 2018 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair. Photo by Dylan Buckee
Over 70 Art Centres across Australia will be making their way to Darwin for DAAF in 2021!
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation would like to acknowledge the incredible staff and artists of participating Art Centres. Without their dedication, vision, hard work and willingness to share their art and culture, DAAF could not happen. You can support these Art Centres throughout the year by clicking on the links below.
- Anindilyakwa Arts
- APY Art Centre Collective
- Arlpwe Art & Culture Centre
- Artist of Ampilatwatja
- Arts Ceduna
- Babbarra Women Centre
- Badu Art Centre
- Baluk Arts
- Barkly Regional Arts
- Bima Wear
- Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artists
- Buku Larrŋgay Mulka
- Bulabula Arts
- Djilpin Arts
- Durrmu Arts Aboriginal Corporation
- Elcho Island Arts
- Erub Arts
- Gab Titui Cultural Centre
- Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts
- Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre
- Hermannsburg Potters Aboriginal Corporation
- Ikuntji Artists
- Iltja Ntjarra Many Hands Art Centre
- Injalak Arts
- Jilamara Arts and Cratfs Association
- Karungkarni Art and Culture
- Keringke Arts
- Kira Kiro Artists
- Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation
- Lockhart River Arts Centre
- Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency
- Maningrida Arts and Culture
- Marrawuddi Arts & Culture
- Maruku Arts
- Merrepen Arts Language and Culture
- Milingimbi Art and Culture
- Mimi Aboriginal Art & Craft
- Mirndiyan Gununa – MIArt – Mornington Island Art
- Moa Arts
- Mowanjum Aboriginal Art and Culture Centre
- Munupi Arts And Crafts Association
- Nagula Jarndu Designs
- Ngaruwanajirri Incorporated
- Ngukurr Arts
- Ninuku Arts
- Numbulwar Numburindi Arts
- Papunya Tjupi Arts
- Pormpuraaw Art
- Spinifex Hill Studio
- Tangentyere Artists & Yarrenyty Arltere Artists
- Thamarrurr Development Corporation (Thamarrurr Men’s Shed)
- Tiwi Designs Aboriginal Corporation
- Tjanpi Desert Weavers
- Tjarlirli Art & Kaltukatjara Art
- Umi Arts
- Walantanalinany Palingina
- Walkatjara Art
- Warakurna Artists
- Waralungku Arts
- Waringarri Aboriginal Arts
- Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation
- Warmun Art Centre
- Warnayaka Art & Cultural Aboriginal Corporation
- Wik and Kugu Arts Centre
- Yamaji Art
- Yarliyil Art CentreYinjaa-Barni Art
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation is deeply grateful for our supporters and partners.